Ophthalmologist GEORGE PAPADEDES
in Athens in 1970
He graduated from SEMMELWEIS UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE in 1996
He completed his specialization in Ophthalmology in 2002.
He initially spent one year in the Ophthalmic Unit of Athens Naval Hospital (1998) and then in UK,
in East Lancashire Hospitals (BRI - BGH) until 2002 when he returned to Greece. During his specialization,
he had the chance to be trained especially in Cataract surgery, in Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus and in Neuro-ophthalmology.
He additionally did a fellowship in Ophthalmic Ultrasound in the 2nd Department of Erythros Stavros Hospital in Athens from 1/1/2009 until 30/6/2009.
Experience - Activities:
He worked as a Junior Registrar in 2003 in Chalkida's General Hospital
Since 2004, he has run a private clinical practice in Nikaia, having performed a big number of cataract and laser refractive surgeries.
Since 2009, he has been collaborating with the Ophthalmology clinic of Erythros Stavros Hospital as an affiliated consultant of the Neuro-ophthalmology department.
In 2009, he actively participated in the preventive Ophthalmic examination of pre-school-age children, organized by the Municipality of Korydallos.
He examined that year preventively more than 600 children in Korydallos kindergartens, highlighting the necessity of preventive examination at a young age and timely treatment of eye problems.
In 2012, he worked for six months in Great Britain as a Consultant in the Ophthalmic Department of Darlington’s Memorial Hospital, being in charge of Glaucoma department and particularly involved in Cataract surgery.
In 2013, he worked for three months as a Consultant in the Ophthalmic Department of Elgin/Aberdeen’s Royal Infirmary in Scotland.
During his work there, he dealt with Cataract surgery, intravitreal injections for patients with macular degeneration and Medical Retinal problems while at the same time he was responsible on a weekly basis for the Glaucoma and Pediatric Ophthalmology Departments.
Since May 2014, he is running a second Ophthalmic private practice in Porto Rafti. In the summer of the same year, he examined preventively 400 children from the municipal kindergartens of Markopoulo and Porto Rafti. At the same time in collaboration with parents' associations he participated in the program of preventive ophthalmic examination of primary schools in the area of Porto Rafti.
He has attended many international and Greek conferences, participating with his own presentations and informative sessions in his field.
He is very active in the scientific field, with more than 80 articles (Greek and foreign languages) presented at conferences and published in journals of Ophthalmology. He often gives lectures on Neuro-ophthalmology as a visiting lecturer in the Ophthalmology clinics of Athens and the province.
Private practice offices:
2 Anogeion Str. and Ag.Sofias Str., Nikaia
3 Aliakmonos Str., Porto Rafti
- Eye Clinic
- Iatriko of Athens (Athens Medical Center)
- Athinaiki Clinic
- Euroclinic Children's Hospital
- Athens Refractive Laser